General Information

General Information

Below is a summary of some of the important information you might need when attending WSC 2024 in Abu-Dhabi.

Session proposal deadline: 18 December 2023

Abstract submission deadline: 25 April 2024

Early registration deadline: 23 July 2024

Meeting dates: 23-26 October 2024

ADNEC Abu-Dhabi
Khaleej Al Arabi Street
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

The official language of WSC 2024 is English. All abstract submissions and presentations should be in English.

The official congress time zone is:

 GST (Gulf Standard Time) UTC/GMT +4 hours

It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.

Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. We suggest you contact your local Consulate for official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedures that may apply to you.

An official personalised letter of invitation will be provided to registered participants as part of the registration process. You will be able to generate an invitation letter at the end of the registration process, and you will also receive a confirmation email with a link to the invitation letter.

This invitation is prepared solely for the purpose of visa applications and is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support or confirmation of inclusion in the scientific program.

During the entire congress, the advised attire is business casual.

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables.

The congress organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants, either during or indirectly arising from WSC. Participants are advised to take out their own personal health and travel insurance for their trip.

If you have any questions, please visit the Contact Us page.

Congress Organizers

Kenes Group LogoKenes Group
7, rue François-Versonnex,
C.P. 6053, 1211 Geneva 6

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